CITGO Supports STEM Education

CITGO Supports STEM Education

Through the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline, we actively support the academic exploration of STEM education in the schools near our Houston-based headquarters and refineries. Six CITGO Innovation Academy locations, 40 STEM partners and scholarship awards reach more than 35,000 students & educators.

The STEM Talent Pipeline provides grants to schools and educational organizations to support programs that increase student interest, retention and graduation rates; particularly at the elementary, high school and post-secondary levels. The program supports organizations that prepare students for STEM courses at technical institutions and universities.

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CITGO Celebrates National STEM Day to Inspire Students & Teachers
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery celebrated National STEM Day on Nov. 8, with an interactive event and STEM Teacher of the Year award, presented at the CITGO Skyline Venue inside the Texas State Aquarium. Students and educators who integrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) into classrooms at area schools joined CITGO STEM...
Nov 9, 2017 1:00 PM ET
CITGO Announces First Annual National STEM Day Celebration
HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ ― CITGO Petroleum Corporation will host its first annual National STEM Day Celebration on November 8, 2017 to honor the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community and draw attention to the progress made in the advancement of STEM education. The event will take place at the West Houston Institute and is in celebration of National STEM Day, which...
Nov 7, 2017 7:00 PM ET
CITGO and Ocean Exploration Trust Select E. K. Key Elementary Teacher as 2017 CITGO Nautilus Ambassador
LAKE CHARLES, La., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ ― Katherine Gertz, a fourth-grade science teacher at E. K. Key Elementary in Sulphur, Louisiana, was selected to be a 2017 CITGO Nautilus Ambassador. In August, she joined fellow Ambassadors aboard Exploration Vessel Nautilus to study the central California coast alongside scientists and engineers as part of the Ocean Exploration Trust’s (OET)...
Oct 24, 2017 10:30 AM ET
CITGO STEM Scholarships Help Houston Students Pursue Higher Education
HOUSTON, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation awarded scholarships to 20 Houston students who plan to pursue a university-level degree in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As part of a long-term commitment to furthering STEM education across the country, CITGO granted scholarships to exceptional students who demonstrate the potential to take the STEM...
Sep 13, 2017 9:30 AM ET
CITGO Lemont Refinery Recognized for STEM Contributions in Local Schools
LEMONT, Ill., September  12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During the May board meeting, School District 113a recognized the CITGO Lemont Refinery for its support of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives in their schools.     Through CITGO’s involvement, students like Drazen Gierman are excelling. Recently, Gierman, a Project Infinite Green participant and student at...
Sep 12, 2017 9:30 AM ET